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The standard history teacher answer -- which you're no doubt looking for -- is World War 2. Many economists these days agree that World War 2 did not help end the Depression. However, you could say that the end of World War 2 helped end the Depression. Wars do not grow healthy economies. Wars destroy. People do not become wealthier through destruction. The reason for the confusion is that the Keynesian Economics popular in the mid-20th Century taught that governments could "prime the pump" of an economy through government spending. By running deficits, growing public debt, and/or inflating their currency, a government can spend money and spur economic activity. This does create the appearance of a healthier economy, but it does not last. Real economic growth comes from capital development. Wars destroy capital (and priceless human capital). For example, if you burn your house down that creates work for carpenters who need to build you a new home. It helps the carpenters. But, on balance, has wealth been created? No. Wealth has been wasted.
FDR's New Deal helped us recover from the Great Depression. The New Deal had three main goals, which was to recover, reform and relief.

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